Orientation

Orientation is designed to welcome new students and families to the university. While at Orientation, you will have the opportunity to enroll in fall quarter classes. You will also receive advising, tour the campus, learn about campus resources such as Learning Support Services, safety resources, the Health CenterFinancial Aid Office, the Ethnic Resource Centers, college and university housing, student groups, career services, take your student ID picture, and develop connections with students and staff who will assist in your academic and personal endeavors.
orientation staff

Participation in Summer Orientation is required for all Summer Academy students. Transfer Academy students will be required to register for Transfer Day on Friday, July 28.

Once you have successfully completed all steps to register for the Summer Academy program please see UCSC’s Summer Orientation page for more information about Summer Orientation, program dates, fees, and information on how to register. 

The deadline to register for Summer Orientation is Sunday, June 4. Failure to register for Summer Orientation by the deadline will result in a $30 late fee.

Questions about Summer Orientation? Contact orientation@ucsc.edu.